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Elizabeth David (1913-1992), Cookery writer

Sitter in 3 portraits
The cookery writer Elizabeth David had a succession of relaxed and entertaining books that introduced French and Italian cuisine to the British home, she established a new style in cookery writing. A Book of Mediterranean Food (1950), illustrated by John Minton, established a new urbane style in cookery writing; further works included Summer Cooking (1955) and French Provincial Cooking (1960);

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